Thursday, July 02, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

No. 477-09 July 02, 2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died from wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle June 29th, in Baghdad, Iraq. They were assigned to the 120th Combined Arms Battalion, Wilmington, N.C.

Killed were:
Sgt. 1st Class Edward C. Kramer, 39, of Wilmington, N.C.
Sgt. Roger L. Adams Jr., 36, of Jacksonville, N.C.
Sgt. Juan C. Baldeosingh, 30, of Newport, N.C.
Spc. Robert L. Bittiker, 39, of Jacksonville, N.C.

For more information media may contact the North Carolina Army National Guard public affairs office at (919) 664-6242.

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